Candidates

Reverend Tunde Afe

AGE: 63 years

POLITICAL AFFILIATION: Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP)

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:
– Primary School Leaving Certificate – St. Paul Primary School, Ikole-Ekiti (1974-1980)
– West African Senior School Certificate Examination – Technical Secondary School, Ikole-Ekiti (1980-1985)
– O’levels- Egbeooba High School, Ikole-Ekiti ( 1985-1986)
– National Diploma Accountancy- Ondo State Polytechnic, Owo (1986/1988)
– BSc- University of Ilorin, Kwara State (1988-1992)

LEADERSHIP POSITIONS: Tunde Afe is the CEO of Motion Zone Agricultural Enterprises He serves as Senior Manager with Forever Living Products; a Multinational Company dealing in health and wellness products.

He contested for the Ekiti State House of Assembly elections at the primary level, representing Ikole Constituency II under the banner of the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria. He was the Youth Coordinator of the Youth wing of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria between 2010 and 2012.

FAMILY LIFE: He is married with children.

Kolapo Olusola Eleka

AGE: 49 years

POLITICAL AFFILIATION:  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:
– Primary School Leaving Certificate – St. Matthew’s Primary School, Ikere-Ekiti (1972-1978)
– West African Senior School Certificate Examination – Annunciation School, Ikere-Ekiti (1978-1983)
– BSc. – Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State (1984-1989)
– M.Sc. Construction Technology – University of Lagos, Lagos State (1993)
– PhD Building Structures – Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State (2005)

LEADERSHIP POSITIONS: Dr Olusola-Eleka is an accomplished Registered Builder who had previously held very important positions at State and National levels. He has worked as the Chairman for the Osun State Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB); Registrar of the NIOB (2007-2009); Research Secretary (2009-2011); Member of the National Council of NIOB (2006 – 2011); and Examiner at NIOB (1998-2002; 2006 – 2011).

FAMILY LIFE: He is a Pastor in a branch of the Christ Apostolic Church Worldwide; married to Mrs Janet Olusola with three children.

Fayemi Kayode

AGE: 53 years

POLITICAL AFFILIATION:  All Progressive Congress (APC)

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:
– Primary School Leaving Certificate – Christ’s School, Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State (1975-1980)
– University Education – History, International Relations and Politics from University of Lagos and Ife
– PhD War Studies – University of London, England

LEADERSHIP POSITIONS: Kayode Fayemi is a former Director at the Centre for Democracy & Development. He has served as a lecturer in Africa, Europe, the Americas and Asia; specifically as a Visiting Professor in the African Studies Programme at Northwestern University Evanston, USA in 2004.

He was the Former Governor of Ekiti State between 2010-2014 and Minister Of Solid Minerals Development of Nigeria (2015-2018). He is currently a Fellow of the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Ibadan, and Adjunct Professor of Security Studies at the African Centre for Strategic Studies, National Defense University, in Fort McNair Washington, D.C., USA.

FAMILY LIFE: He is married with children.